HeartThrob: Reissue originally published 1999

Suzanne Brockmann Books

Reissue originally published March 1999


Former A-list movie star Jed “Jericho” Beaumont had—and lost—it all when prescription drugs and alcohol sent him spiraling out of control. He’s been gone for five years—a lifetime in Hollywood—but he’s finally clean, and he’s ready for a comeback. Jed knows that the character of Laramie in an indie movie called The Promise is the role of a lifetime. He wants it badly enough to sign an outrageous contract with producer Kate O’Laughlin—one that requires Jed to be supervised, 24/7.


Kate’s producing the movie of her heart, and although Jericho’s an incredible talent, his reputation is for reckless behavior—which could kill this project that she loves. The only solution is to ensure his sobriety by babysitting her handsome leading man—a job that quickly proves challenging. The two are at odds from the start—and sparks quickly fly…

Set in 1999, HeartThrob is a full length novel of 104K words or 340 pages, originally published in March, 1999, by Ballantine Books.
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About the author

Author Suzanne Brockmann, born in 1960, has written over 45 books throughout her career. She attended Boston University's School of Broadcasting and Film majoring in film and minoring in creative writing before dropping out to join a band. Afterwards, she started writing. Initially she focused on television scripts, screen plays and Star Trek novels but after doing research Brockmann decided to focus her efforts on the Romance genre. Her first published novel, Future Perfect in 1993, was written along with nine other manuscripts in 1992 after her decision to publish a romance novel. In 1996, Brockmann published the first in her Tall, Dark & Dangerous series. The series develops among a fictional group of Navy SEALs. The books following in the series, and that of the Troubleshooters, Inc. series are all classified in a sub genre known as 'military/romantic suspense'. She has won numerous awards for her work including the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, seven Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Awards, sixteen WISH Awards, and two RITA Awards from Romance Writers of America. In 2014 her title, Do Or Die: Reluctant Heroes, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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Jul 24, 2017
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Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / General
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Bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann blends high adventure, harrowing drama, and heart-racing passion into thrilling novels of suspense. Whether tackling danger or wrestling with desire, her elite heroes and heroines never fail to give their all, in stories that soar above and beyond expectations. Now, in this electrifying novel, Brockmann takes us Into the Storm.

In a remote, frozen corner of New Hampshire, a Navy SEAL team and the elite security experts of Troubleshooters, Incorporated are going head-to-head as fierce but friendly rivals in a raid-and-rescue training exercise. Despite the frigid winter temperatures, tension smolders between veteran SEAL Petty Officer Mark “Jenk” Jenkins and former cop turned Troubleshooter Lindsey Fontaine after an impulsive night goes awry. And then, suddenly, Tracy Shapiro, the Troubleshooters’ new receptionist, vanishes while playing the role of hostage during a mock rescue operation.

Teaming up with the FBI to launch a manhunt in the treacherous wilderness, Jenk and Lindsey must put aside their feelings as a record snowstorm approaches, dramatically reducing any hope of finding Tracy alive. The trail is colder than the biting New England climate until a lucky break leads to a horrifying discovery– a brutally murdered young woman wearing the jacket Tracy wore when she disappeared. Suddenly there is a chilling certainty that Tracy has fallen prey to a serial killer– one who knows the backwoods terrain and who doesn’t play by the rules of engagement.

In a race against time, a raging blizzard, and a cunning opponent, Jenk and Lindsey are put to the ultimate test. Rising everything, they must finally come together in a desperate attempt to save Tracy–and each other.

From the Hardcover edition.
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